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Sozomen

(sōzō`mĕn), 5th cent., Byzantine church historian, b. Gaza. A fuller form of his name is Salaminius Hermias Sozomenus. His Ecclesiastical History was written in 439–50. The nine extant books, written in an elegant Greek style, cover the years 324–439 and are primarily drawn from the history of Socrates ScholasticusSocrates Scholasticus,
fl. 5th cent., Byzantine historian. His Ecclesiastical History (in Greek, 7 vol.) continues the work of Eusebius for the period from 305 to 439. The work is unusual for its objectivity, dependence on original primary sources (e.g.
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, to which Sozomen added some new material. Sozomen's history continues that of Eusebius of CaesareaEusebius of Caesarea
or Eusebius Pamphili
, c.263–339?, Greek apologist and church historian, b. Palestine. He was bishop of Caesarea, Palestine (314?–339).
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According to Sozomen, the 5th-century Byzantine historian, Saint Ephrem wrote more than a thousand works during his lifetime, emphasizing it's a 'total of 3 million lines.'
The First Christian Histories: Euschius, Socrates, Sozomen, and Evagrius, by Glenn F.
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(154) Church historian sozomen writes, : "Constantine exempted
(120) The church historians Socrates and Sozomen, both writing in the fifth century, expressed the firm belief that the Holy Spirit operated through the bishops gathered in the Ecumenical Councils.
(28) Sozomen (6.29) mentions that Apollos of Hermoupolis became famous and ruled 'beaucoup de moines', to which Bidez & Hansen 2005:393 n.
(158.) CT 16.2.23 (376); 16.5.6 (379); 16.5.48 (410); Sozomen, HE 2.32.